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Sgt Frederick R Phelps

Sgt Frederick R Phelps

Birth
District Of Columbia, USA
Death 6 Jun 1944 (aged 21)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 34, Site: 4336
Memorial ID 49351865 · View Source
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Frederick served as a Sergeant on B-25D #43-4204, 490th Bomber Squadron, 341st Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on January 8, 1942 in Washington, D.C. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Sales Clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Frederick was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in Barrakpore, India and was later repatriated here on March 16, 1950.

Service # 13049345

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Airmen who perished on B-25D #43-4204:

Halterman, William H ~ 1st Lt, Texas
Marrone, Angelo ~ S/Sgt, New York
Phelps, Frederick R ~ Sgt, D.C.
Sage, Donald H, Jr ~ S/Sgt, New York
Stewart, Paul M ~ S/Sgt, Virginia

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Gravesite Details SGT 490 BOMB SQ; USAF; AC

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49351865
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Frederick R Phelps (23 May 1923–6 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49351865, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .